Columns

Two humorists, pair of presidents are ties that bind

July 5, 2019

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Whenever my parents needed a humorous lift, they gravitated to one of Art Buchwald’s columns, which were regularly published in a certain Detroit daily during the 1960s, ‘70s, and ‘80s. While in college ...

German Pensioner Thinks She's Being Cheated By US Social Security

July 5, 2019

By Tom Margenau Q: I am 66 years old. Even though I am now a U.S. citizen, I spent the first 30 years of my adult life living and working in Germany. But I have lived and worked in the U.S. for the past 15 years. I get a generous retirement pension from the ...

Hunger

July 5, 2019

We are in Boulder, Colorado visiting our daughter. Three things happened that made me think about hunger in a profoundly different way. One of my favorite things to do on vacation is to check out the local food scene. We were lucky to happen upon Boulder ...

An up-and-coming lawyer got an early education in 1953

July 5, 2019

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Harvard, the nation’s oldest university, has always possessed a certain magic about it, perhaps never more so than 11 years ago next week when the Ivy League school conferred degrees on members of the Class of 2008. Best-selling ...

Why your law firm should be using Instagram

July 5, 2019

By Traci R. Gentilozzi When we talk about using social media to promote a law practice, the three usual suspects come to mind: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. But there is another extremely powerful social media platform that many law firms may be overlooking ...

The greatest condiment in the subcontinent

July 5, 2019

Bon Appetit calls it “Hot, Sour, Salty, Sassy ... fiery, tangy, and crazy-flavorful.” Food Republic dubs it “the greatest condiment on the subcontinent.” That would be Indian pickle, made by salting and fermenting puckery fruits – ...